Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Students
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 53
Overview Alpha Lambda Delta was a national honors society founded at the University of Illinois in 1923. Initially, it was open only to high-achieving women since its brother organization, Phi Eta Sigma, accepted only male participants. Both organizations became co-educational in the mid-1970s. The Augustana chapter, first called the Freshman Women's Honor Group and later nicknamed "Toppers," was formed in 1940. According to its constitution, the group tried to "promote intelligent living and a higher...
Identifier: MSS 54
Overview Alpha Phi Omega (APO) is a national co-ed service fraternity. Since the early 1970s, the Augustana College chapter, Lambda Rho, has sponsored the Ugly Man On Campus (UMOC) auction and talent show to raise money for charity. This collection contains programs from Ugly Man on Campus events, 1970-2007.
Identifier: MSS 207
Overview The Augustana College Alumni Association was formed in 1877 by the first graduating class of Augustana. The main objectives of the group differed slightly with each iteration of the constitution but generally included continuing "the pleasant relations formed" while at Augustana and promoting the interests of the institution. The Alumni Association of Augustana College records, 1860-1999 and undated, contains meeting minutes, organizational records, promotional materials, and research material...
Identifier: MSS 196
Overview Dorothy Anderson was a missionary who worked in Tanzania between the 1940s and 1950s. It is unknown when she was born; however, she was a student at Augustana College over the course of the 1940s and potentially 1950s. Based on the collection, her missionary work focused soley on Tanzania from the beginning of the 1940s through the late 1950s. This collection is the result of that missionary work, as it is made up of texts and writings that either pertained to her experiences in Tanzania or...
Identifier: MSS 220
Overview The Asian Student Organization is an Augustana College student group. Founded in 1995, the purpose of the group is to promote interest in Asian culture among students. The Asian Student Organization records, 1990s-2018 and undated, consists of one undated color photograph of group members, one 2006-2007 school year scrapbook with photographs of club events, one photograph album from the 1990s containing candid snapshots of group events, one folder of materials documenting the group's activities...
Identifier: MSS 240
Overview The Augustana College academic papers and theses, 1877-2018 and undated, was assembled by Special Collections staff for the purpose of keeping academic and scholarly works by Augustana faculty and students together. The collection contains academic papers, master's theses, sermons, speeches, undergraduate papers submitted for academic credit, prize winning papers, and proceedings of the annual Celebration of Learning.
Identifier: MSS 395
Overview The Augustana College audiovisual collection, 1930-2016 and undated, contains video recordings (including films, videotapes, and digital video) and audio recordings (including audiotapes, audiocassettes, and compact discs) related to Augustana College and the Quad City community. Recordings capture campus events, interviews with Augustana faculty and staff, promotional footage, musical performances, religious services, radio broadcasts, and other topics.
Identifier: MSS 234
Overview The Augustana Choir was formed in 1931 under the direction of Henry Veld, who merged Augustana College's two choral groups, the Wennerberg Chorus and the Orioles, into one group. The choir made its first appearance 18 March 1931 during a concert at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and became an immediate success. Since its debut, the Choir has performed all over the United States and has made appearances in Canada, Europe, and China. The Choir has made numerous recordings and has performed on both...
Identifier: MSS 283
Overview The Augustana College Department of History records, 1950-1983 and undated, contains departmental records and papers of students and faculty of the Augustana College History Department. Of note are papers and promotional information from specific courses offered both on campus and abroad, and meeting minutes from such organizations as the Faculty Senate. The papers document the process of changing departmental policies on curriculum, the quarter system and grading systems. Also represented are...
Identifier: MSS 182
Overview The Friendship Fair had its origins in World War II, with the first official Friendship Fair being held in 1949. The annual carnival-style festival raised money to bring international students to Augustana and to send an Augustana student abroad for a year. The Augustana College Friendship Fair collection, 1953-1998 (bulk 1953-1976), contains publicity materials, publications, news clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia related to the annual Friendship Fair.